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What should be my daily total fat intake?

Dr. David L. Katz, MD, MPH
Preventive Medicine
Research indicates consuming approximately 25% of total calories as fat, distributed between polyunsaturates and monounsaturates. The total amount of trans fat and saturated fat should comprise less than 5% of total calories.

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